Accident closes Highway 95 near Quartzsite turn-off

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A serious accident closed Highway 95 for a period of time at milepost 132 Wednesday afternoon, after a car collided with a motorcycle. Although originally reported on Nixle as fatal, the accident did not involve a fatality. Two people were airlifted to hospital in Phoenix.

No word yet on whether one or the other vehicle was trying to overtake on the 2-lane stretch of rural highway.

The road was closed at both directions after the crash, which happened sometime around 2:15 p.m., but has now re-opened. Many agencies were on-scene, including River Medical which was attending to parties involved, and Care Flight, which landed on the roadway to transport injured parties to hospital.

Photos by Parker Live.


  1. Parker Live

    Nixle reported as fatal, but no fatalities were involved

  2. That is a scary intersection as people try to beat the light. Glad to know no one died. Thanks for posting the pictures.

  3. Susan Gonzales

    We saw this accident literally seconds after it occurred. So relieved to hear there were no fatalities as it clearly appeared there was at least one.

  4. Cathy Siegfried

    Drive & be watchful, bc what a person thinks cant Happen, can in an Instant.

  5. These are our neighbors, and I was wondering how the accident happened
    Does anyone know?

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